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The element that always exhibits a negative oxidation state in its compounds is

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Nitrogen
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Oxygen
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Fluorine
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Chlorine

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Correct option is C

Fluorine is the most electronegative element of the periodic table. It cannot exhibit positive oxidation state. It needs to gain only one electron to complete its octet as fluorine have seven valence electrons.

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